Ibn Zaydun

(1003-1071 / Spain)

Ibn Zaydun Poems

1. Longing 9/28/2010
2. To Walladah 9/28/2010

To Walladah

Patience has departed from the parting lover,
Who divulged the secret, confiding it to you;
He is embarassed because of not having been able
To take more steps along with you when taking his leave:
Oh, brother of the full moon in high rank and splendour
May God protect the rime which caused thee to rise!
If your absence made my nights seem long,
I spent this night with you complaining of its shortness!

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